Two men indicted for their role in exploiting undocumented workers during a 2010 oil spill cleanup have pleaded guilty to multiple immigration crimes. An investigation by The American Independent’s former sister site Michigan Messenger More… uncovered the exploitation of undocumented workers – mostly from Central America – during the cleanup following
LANSING — The federal government has indicted an owner and a manager of a Texas-based company for allegedly conspiring to violate immigration laws. More…
UPDATE: On Monday, June 11, Crete officials voted unanimously to end the town’s negotiations with the Corrections Corporation of America. More…
The fight over a proposed privately run federal immigration detention center in Illinois is raising thorny questions about the benefits and drawbacks of these facilities.
Nicole Mosher, executive director of Durango-based nonprofit immigrant-aid organization Compañeros More…, is weighing how to keep her organization running effectively in light of the surprising news that the anti-poverty Catholic organization that supplies half of Companeros’ annual budget will likely end that support due to Compañeros’ indirect association with gay-rights
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, also known as ICE, led a tour this week of its new immigrant detention center in Texas. The detention center, which will be managed by Florida-based private prison industry corporation The GEO Group More…, has raised concerns from immigrant advocates.
Ed. note: This piece was written and published in coordination with Ms. Magazine.
On Monday, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder used his powers under the Voting Rights Act of 1965 More… to block enforcement of a prohibitive new voting law in Texas. The law would have required voters to show
“I really have no idea what he is talking about,” Republican Mesa County Clerk and Recorder Sheila Reiner told the Colorado Independent. More…
Residents opposed to a federally-funded, privately-managed immigration detention center in South Florida issued a statement Wednesday calling on President Obama to step in and halt the project.
A press release issued More… by No Prison in Southwest Ranches states: “Will the President step in and protect the people in this area from